You can choose to read one of two articles for this assignment:
1. Quantitative: ‘Hindsight is 20/20: What international students wished they had known before coming to live and learn in Ireland’
2. Qualitative: ‘They only see their own child: An interview study of preschool teachers’ perceptions about parents’
Summarise briefly:
The main arguments
The methods
The findings
Critically review:
The trustworthiness (qualitative – discussed last week) or reliability, generalisability, and validity (quantitative – discussed next week) of the study
The extent to which the methods are appropriate to answer the research question
Any assumptions in the main arguments